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Alouettes re-sign QBs Troy Smith, Tanner Marsh to 3-year deal

The Montreal Alouettes signed quarterbacks Troy Smith and Tanner Marsh to three-year contracts Friday.

Alouettes shore up depth behind centre

Montreal Alouettes quarterback Troy Smith throws a pass against the Toronto Argonauts during first half CFL football action in Toronto, on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. (Nathan Denette)

The Montreal Alouettes signed quarterbacks Troy Smith and Tanner Marsh to three-year contracts Friday.

The moves come as the Alouettes await word from veteran Anthony Calvillo regarding his CFL future. Calvillo, pro football's all-time passing leader, has said he's leaning towards retirement after missing much of the 2013 season with a concussion.

Smith, a former Heisman Trophy winner at Ohio State, ended the season as Montreal's starter. Smith finished 60-of-114 passing for 884 yards with nine TDs and five interceptions.

Marsh completed 56-of-106 passes as a CFL rookie for 972 yards with three TDs and eight interceptions. The 24-year-old ran for 125 yards and two TDs on 21 carries.

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